History Acoma They are an Indian tribe from the group of Keresan languages and people culture that lives in New Mexico. Acoma Pueblo is built on a 367-foot sandstone cliff with transparent walls in a valley dotted with sacred and imposing monoliths. The buildings were built with adobe bricks (earth and straw). In Pueblo style, art and life are inseparable. The arts of Cochiti include ceramics, baskets, drums and ornaments of shells and turquoises. Songs, dances and dramas also qualify as traditional arts. It is home to 4,800 tribal members with more than 250 homes, none of which has electricity, sewerage or water. In the contemporary culture of the Acoma people, most people speak both Acoma and English. Elders can also speak Spanish. The natives carry out the traditional traditions of their ancestors through the manufacture of Native American pottery and tribal celebrations. Cochiti pueblo Located 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Santa Fe, the community is a historic town, listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. The people of the Cochiti people are a federally recognized tribe of Native Americans. Cochiti is a Keresan dialect Cochiti Pueblo presented apartments of two or three floors, apartment style, as well as individual houses, facing south.
Sandia pueblo "Sandía”, which refers to the size, shape and color of the nearby mountains Sandia Pueblo is located 15 miles north of Albuquerque, on the east bank of the Rio Grande. The altitude varies from 5,000 to 10,670 feet, and the land contains good farmland, hunting and wild food. Sandia Pueblo presented multi-store style homes built with adobe bricks, levels were interconnected by stairs Southern Tewa language is a Kiowa- Tanoan language. The Sandia arts included ceramic and willow baskets. Songs, dances and dramas also qualify as traditional arts. SANTO DOMINGO Santo Domingo Pueblo, on the eastern shore of the Rio Bravo about 40 miles north of Albuquerque, is the scene of every August 4 th of the largest Indian dance ceremony held annually in the southwest. This is the day of the feast of Santo Domingo, patron of the historic Pueblo Indio, and more than 1,000 natives of Santo Domingo join in a presentation of the colorful Dance of Green Corn. San Felipe San Felipe Pueblo is located 25 miles north of Albuquerque and is one of the most culturally conservative towns. As such, they have strongly maintained their language, Keres. On the banks of the Rio Grande, to the south of the Jemez mountains, near the La Bajada hills. Zia pueblo The village Zia in NM is located on the steep slopes of the mountains and the canyons of the Sierra Nacimiento Mountains. The gently sloping floodplain of the Jemez River, and the great plateaus of Pajarito and Jemez, set the stage for the Zia Indigenous Reserve. located 35 miles northwest of Albuquerque, NM. They speak the Keresan language. MEN, WOMEN and CHILDREN, all in beautiful ceremonial attire, dance under the sun in the great square of the old adobe town to the sound of the songs and the drumming. They speak the Keresan language.